Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20
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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
Support for the decriminalisation of marijuana is either high or in the minority depending on which television poll you believe.
Acting Finance Minister Trevor Mallard said today that the Government had no comment to make on the announcement this morning from Reserve Bank Governor Don Brash on the official cash rate.
TV1 and TV3 poll results, both broadcast tonight, show different trends. TV1’s poll shows what could be an end to the rise and rise in the Labour Party’s fortunes since polling day, while TV3’s poll shows the rise continuing ever upward.
The Reserve Bank will have to raise interest rates now if it wants to retain its international credibility, and Alliance leader Jim Anderton is the man homeowners should blame, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today.
Helen Clark will have to be a political contortionist to convince Tony Blair she has signed up to his third way, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.
ZFREE, powered by CLEAR, today launched a web site through which all New Zealanders can access the Internet for free.
Libertarianz deputy leader Richard McGrath called on the government to open its borders to white Zimbabwean farmers, as that country sinks further into lawlessness.
One of New Zealand’s smallest breweries walked off with the big prize at the second NZ Hop Marketing Board International Beer Awards last weekend. Neil McInnes reports.
Protestors outside a GAP clothing store undress to protest the exploitation of poorly paid workers by the successful retail outlet - images from http://indymedia.org .
“The Minister for Women’s affairs, Hon. Laila Harre, must be totally deluded given her short-sighted condemnation of shared parenting”, said FARE spokesperson Darryl Ward in response to the Minister’s appearance on Morning Report today
The following pictures (from http://indymedia.org )depict the darker side of the Washington DC A17 protests - police violence.
The Government's proposal to draw so called "dependent contractors" within the framework of its new employment law is about to pose a major headache for businesses using independent contractors, according to the Employers & Manufacturers Association.
The Reserve Bank today increased the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 0.25 per cent to 6 per cent.
The new service is being offered by CLEAR as a means of encouraging as many New Zealanders as possible to go online, by eliminating the barriers to Internet access.
The following pictures (from http://indymedia.org ) depict the upside of the protests… the celebration of the protestors reclaiming the streets.
News and images from the A16 Washinton DC protests. Whose America? - Young Arrestee - Police Line - Puppet Mike Moore - Clash Outside Treasury Building.... and The Black Bloc Rides Again...
Prime Minister Helen Clark will be straining to hold back her trade-mark gloat, two recent polls show voters have continued their honeymoon with her and the Labour Party, conversely while National's support is holding, the only good thing voters ...
How far removed from his customers is Dr Horn, Managing Director of the ANZ Banking Group?
Another day on the streets of Washington DC this morning began with reports of a police crackdown, and rain.
At the weekend the official LOTR website http://lordoftherings.net broadcast a two minute preview from the movie. The preview is attracting unprecedented internet attention.